Rachel Stevens pleads guilty to speeding charges and faces driving ban

Rachel Stevens was caught speeding twice in two months on the same London road.

The S Club 7 star, 45, pleaded guilty to two charges of speeding and will likely face a driving ban.

Rachel was first pulled over by police in September 2022 by an officer with a speed gun.

The singer was driving at more than twice the 20mph limit on the Outer Circle in Regent’s Park, which is three miles long.

Rachel was driving a BMW X3 series on September 9 when she was first caught speeding, court documents show.

According to the Evening Standard, the former Strictly Come Dancing star was driving at a speed of 41mph on that occasion and was stopped at 12.30pm.

An officer stationed next to Cumberland Terrace said: ‘I formed the opinion the vehicle was exceeding the speed limit,’ when he saw Rachel’s 4×4 approaching.

The second incident occurred on November 7, just after 10am.

That time, Rachel was driving a Mini Cooper, which was clocked by police at 42mph.

Rachel made no comment during either stop, police say, and pleaded guilty in writing.

Her sentencing took place at Bromley magistrates’ court on Tuesday, however the result has not yet been made public.

It comes after mum-of-two Rachel addressed remarks that her ex-fiancé made about their relationship, blasting them as ‘lies’.

In 2002, Rachel became engaged to actor Jeremy Edwards, who’s appeared in TV productions including HollyoaksHolby City and Millie Inbetween.

The couple ended their relationship a couple of years later, with the former going on to marry Alex Bourne in 2009, and the latter marrying his wife Lydia Metz in the same year.

Despite it being almost two decades since their split, Jeremy, 52, recently gave an interview in which he spoke about his former relationship with Rachel.

He expressed his belief that his former fiancée might have had a ‘fling’ behind his back while they were together, a suggestion that she has since vehemently refuted.

‘This is a completely false story, the below interview is absolute lies, and this did absolutely not happen,’ the musician’s representative told The Mirror.

Jeremy had previously said to The Sun: ‘I’ve thought about our relationship, and I think she did have a fling,’ explaining that he was ‘questioning’ their past relationship.

Meanwhile, Rachel announced her split from her ex-husband Alex last summer, writing on social media: ‘I just wanted to share with you all that after time and consideration the difficult decision has been made for Alex and I to separate.

‘While we are no longer partners in marriage, we will remain partners in parenthood to our beautiful girls and continue with love and respect for each other.

‘I feel so incredibly grateful for the life we built together and will now continue to be focused on moving forward united as a family.’

The ex-couple share two daughters together: Amelie, 12 and nine-year-old Minnie.

Metro.co.uk has reached out to Rachel’s reps for comment.

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